An image of Robert Klippel with his work 'No. 157' 1963An image of Robert Klippel with his work 'No. 157' 1963

David Moore

(Australia 06 Apr 1927 – 23 Jan 2003)

Robert Klippel with his work 'No. 157' 1963

Location
Not on display
Further information

In July-August 1963 Robert Klippel returned to Australia. He set up a workshop in Sheila McDonald's converted warehouse in Woolloomooloo. During this time he collected a large amount of metal junk from IBM Computers and the National Cash Registers Company. This photograph by renowned photographer David Moore shows him outside his studio with 'No. 157' 1963, now in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

Place of origin
Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
1964
Media
Photograph
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions
29.5 x 15.9 cm image
Signature & date

Not signed. Dated l.r., verso, ink "1964".

Credit
National Art Archive. Gift of Andrew Klippel 2017. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
ARC409.1.217
Copyright
© Robert Klippel Estate © Lisa, Michael, Matthew and Joshua Moore